Thyme

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[scientific name]

 

History

Bath infusions to help colds and flu and coughs…pizza thyme Thymus nummilarus good for this

Thymus vulgaris

Perennial

sunny spot with excellent drainage.

Add to roasts, casseroles, meatr loaf.  enhances flavour in most meats including fish.  Often used in chicken stuffing.

French and mediterranean cuisine.

Pizza Thyme

Thymus nummularis

Antiseptic for colds, coughs etc – used as a gargle

Great with all Mediterranean and tomato based recipes

Easiest thyme to grow – like a warm position in not to rich soil.

Propagate in spring or autumn by divisiton

Most antiseptic of the thymes – Use in a bath infusion by placing in a bowl – cover with boiling water and cover bowl with a plate to trap steam.oils.  Leave 20 minutes then pour liquid into a bath.

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